Adam read Medicine and Neuroscience at Cambridge University before completing his clinical training at University College, London. After specialist training in Paediatric Allergy in 2006, he spent 9 years as clinical lead for Allergy (Adult & Paediatric) at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London – one of Europe’s largest specialist Allergy services, recognised as an International Centre of Excellence by both the World Allergy Organisation and GALEN (European Asthma & Allergy Network). After 3 years as Clinical Director for Specialist Ambulatory Medicine, he took up the post of Deputy Medical Director (Commercial) for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2018. He is also a Professor of Paediatric Allergy at King’s College London and the founding Director of the KCL Allergy Academy, a postgraduate educational programme, which was a finalist at the BMJ Awards in 2018.
Adam chaired the UK Department of Health National Care Pathway for Food Allergy in Childhood and was a member of the National Institute of Healthcare and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline development group for the assessment and diagnosis of food allergy in children. He is also the senior author of the iMAP (International Milk Allergy in Primary Care) guideline, which was awarded the Allergy UK Innovation award in 2018. He previously chaired the Paediatric Committee of the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology and was elected as President, the first Paediatrician to hold this position, from October 2018.
Adam was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ from Allergy UK in 2007. His doctoral thesis on peanut allergy received the Raymond Horton Smith prize from Cambridge University in 2012 and he was included in The Times ‘Britain’s 100 Best Children’s Doctor’s’ (2012). Adam received the William Frankland Award for Outstanding contribution to Allergy from the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in 2015 and a National Clinical Excellence award from the UK Department of Health in 2016 and 2020.
Adam’s private practice, Allergy London, was awarded ‘Best Allergy Clinic – London’ in the 2019 Global Health & Pharma Private Healthcare Awards. He was also recognised by Doctify for ‘Excellent Patient Experience’ in 2018 and was one of 29 specialists to receive the ‘Top Doctors award’ in 2018 from Top Doctors website, voted for by other doctors, asked to nominate who they would choose to go to if they had a problem, or who they would recommend for friends and family. He was also listed in the most recent ‘The Tatler Doctors List’ (2013) of the best 250 UK private medical consultants.
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MA(Hons) Cantab., MSc, BS, DCH, FRCPCH, FHEAm Dip. Allergy